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Flyway trends for waterbird species important in lakes Ijsselmeer and Markermeer

The Lakes IJsselmeer and Markermeer form the largest fresh water lake complex in the Netherlands. They have a very important function for waterbirds as breeding, moulting, migration and wintering […]

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Wetland and waterbird scientist Hugh Boyd passes on

It is with great sadness that we learnt of the passing of Hugh Boyd, aged 91. Boyd was a pioneering waterbird and wetland conservationist and […]

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Why LULUCF cannot ensure that bioenergy reduces emissions

This briefing launched by 11 NGOs contains an analysis of the reasons ‘Why LULUCF cannot ensure that bioenergy reduces emissions’ and a series of recommendations to […]

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Waterbird Monitoring Partnership

The African-Eurasian Waterbird Monitoring Partnership is a coalition of 80+ organisations involved in waterbird monitoring and management. The Partnership supports the development of national monitoring […]

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Fluvial territory: Restoration space

This technical note on river restoration explores the concept of Fluvial Territory as a space of sufficient width and continuity to retain or regain the […]

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River Sinuosity Index: Geomorphological characterisation

Technical note on river restoration This technical notes on river restoration explores the concept of sinuosity. Sinuosity is used to define the degree of meandering […]

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Channel gradient: Calculation process using GIS

Technical note on river restoration This technical note on river restoration adresses the calculation of river channel gradients using Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The channel […]

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What is river restoration?

Technical note on river restoration This technical note explores the concept of river restoration, addressing it as a process to re-establish or recover a natural […]

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How can a river be hydrologically restored?

Technical note on river restoration This technical note on river restoration discusses how hydrological restoration should be incorporated in river restoration, and which are the […]

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African-Eurasian Waterbird Census

Since 1967, we have coordinated the International Waterbird Census (IWC), one of the largest and longest running citizen-based global waterbird count in the world. Data from the census helps identify and manage important wetland sites and supports the adaptive management of waterbird populations. The African-Eurasian Waterbird Census (AEWC) is a regional programme of the IWC, covering all of Africa, Europe and large parts of South-West and Central Asia.